Master planned community veterans Meritage Homes are in the process of constructing their latest Stonebridge community just south of San Jose city in Morgan Hill.

Considered the southernmost part of the Silicon Valley, residents of the city enjoy easy access to San Jose and other tech hubs, as well as some truly beautiful natural areas surrounding Morgan Hill, including Henry W. Coe State Park, Coyote Lake and Anderson Lake County Park.

The Stonebridge community will offer nine different floor plans and lots of open space. Residents of this new community will also have access to the quaint historic downtown district of Morgan Hill.

Floor plans range from 2,110 square feet, three bedroom, two and a half bathroom, two-car garage, one-story homes to 3,455 square feet, five bedroom, for and half bathroom, three-care tandem garage, two story homes.

Some energy-efficient features included in the Stonebridge collection are CFL light and fixtures, dual-flush toilets, Energy Star appliances, Energy Star programmable thermostat, low-E3 vinyl windows, SEER 14 HVAC, spray foam insulation, weather-sensing irrigation and the option for solar energy systems.

Michael Bain is an analyst for Move New Homes.